Chemistry Schools
In Ames, Iowa

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at only one chemistry school in Ames. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Ames, which encompasses chemistry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry
  • Masters degree in Chemistry
  • PhD degree in Chemistry


Statistics

Professional Trends

Ames Vs. Iowa Chemistry Employment

Ames 80
Iowa 2,320

Of the 2,320 chemistry professionals employed in Iowa, 80 work in Ames. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Ames has increased, overall employment in Ames has also increased.

Ames Vs. Iowa Chemistry employment growth

2,110 2,090 2,360 2,420 2,320
No data 40 50 90 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ames

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Ames

$63,700 $55,175 $55,555 $57,000 $58,240
$38,100 $39,060 $40,440 $40,690 $41,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Ames
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ames

In Ames, salaries for chemistry professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,240 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Ames. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Ames was $63,700 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ames.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Ames

10th percentile
$38,930
25th percentile
$47,205
50th percentile
$57,430
75th percentile
$69,870
90th percentile
$79,850

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $57,430 per year in Ames. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,930 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 105% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Ames

Biochemistry
$39,170
Biology
$51,985
Chemistry
$58,240

On average chemistry professional salaries in Ames are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Ames

1

Many of Ames' chemistry professionals are graduates of the only accredited chemistry school in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Ames

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Ames' chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Ames

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
6
doctor
26
Certificate
0
Total46

In 2010 approximately 46 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Ames, Iowa

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